When it’s raining and cold…
When you don’t feel like cooking an elaborate meal….
When you have left over idlies….
Idly upma is the solution.
Here’s the recipe. It’ll take about 5-7 mins to cook.
Left over idles – 5-6
Onion – 1 chopped
Green chilly – 1 sliced
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
Paneer – 50 gms cubed (optional)
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Broken Urad dal – 1 tsp
Channa dal – 1 TBsp
Tumeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil – 1 TBsp
Gather all the ingredients.
Crumble the idles and set aside.
Heat oil in a wok.
Throw in the mustard seeds. let it splutter.
Followed by urad dal and chana dal.
Saute in medium flame till the dal turns brown.
Throw in the chopped onion and green chilly, curry leaves. Saute.
When the onions are 3/4th done, add turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.
Add the dice paneer. Give it a good stir. Don’t cook the paneer for long. It’ll turn rubbery.
Add the crumbled idlies. Mix well for few mins.